Now that Isabel dos Santos, Africa's wealthiest woman, has been named head of Angola's oil company she could soon be headed for more power -- but this time in politics, experts say.
Shortly after declaring her candidacy for the U.S. presidency in April 2015, Hillary Clinton hit the road in a van to win the hearts of Democrats.
Despite putting unprecedented security measures in place for Euro 2016, France remains deeply concerned over the jihadists' ability to strike a soft target.
It's a snapshot from another political era. Forty-one years ago, in Britain's last referendum on Europe, Margaret Thatcher hit the campaign trail clad in a woolly jumper emblazoned with a Union flag.
OPEC looks to be in a happier place with oil prices recovering, but its inability to agree an output ceiling to restrain the flow of crude betrays lingering divisions that could spell trouble ahead, analysts warn.
A seemingly endless parade of violent protests, transport strikes and paralyzed infrastructure in recent months has once again given the impression of France as a country that cannot be governed.
The Swiss will head to the polls Sunday to vote on whether to provide the entire population with a basic, unconditional income, in what would be a world first.
German lawmakers vote Thursday on a resolution branding the massacre of Armenians by Ottoman forces a genocide, drawing angry warnings from Turkey that it could harm relations.
Donald Trump is fond of saying Hispanics love him, but his Republicans face an all-but-impossible task in winning over the fast-growing, Democratic-leaning group that the billionaire has alienated time and again.
The successful prosecution of Chadian dictator Hissene Habre has galvanized the movement for a permanent forum for justice in Africa, but several legal roadblocks stand in the way, according to experts.